Cutting His Hair

Montreal - Wednesday, November 29, 2017

For Oren Sendel, a Secondary I  student at Royal Vale School in NDG, his long hair was much more 1980’s rock star than your average 13-year-old. After two years of growing his hair, he had a very public haircut from Bevin Felix from Mtl Barber on November 17. After hearing a story about a child who grew his hair for the purpose of creating a wig for cancer patients, he decided to follow that example.  Oren’s efforts serve two unique purposes. While his hair, which extended well beyond his shoulders, will be turned into a wig as well, his goal was  to raise awareness and funds for Multiple Sclerosis. With that in mind, Oren called upon friends and family for donations to the Montreal Neurological Hospital, in the care of the Multiple Sclerosis Clinic. See this report on Global TV. His website is He raised $700. “This is a disease that affects people in multiple ways. I have seen my mother struggle with this disease, which is why I want to help others like her,” said Oren. “The money can be used to pay for a taxi on a day when a patient is exhausted, or buy a cane for someone who needs one. It can also be used to offset the cost of the medicine need as they are very expensive. I trust that the hospital will know where the money is most needed.”  

And here is another story on Oren before the haircut.

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